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SVCOA Cares

The mission of the Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) is to be a community force in creating and sustaining opportunities for elders and caregivers in our region to help assure that elders are able to maintain maximum independence and quality of life.

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“I feel the key ingredient to attaining a successful outcome is letting the client know they are in control and we are only here to help. Our goal is to set them up with the support services they need to remain home, happy, and as independent as possible.”

- Bridget Free, Bennington Data & Administrative Assistant

"When I returned home from the hospital, I wasn’t able to prepare meals. My Case Manager arranged for meals to be delivered to my home until I could manage for myself."

- Anne Nonymous

SVCOA News & Events

Southwestern Vermont Council on Aging (SVCOA) today announced that it is seeking applicants for National Family Caregiver Support grant funds . .

One out of every three Vermont residents has had a difficult time putting food on the table. 3SquaresVT can help make life a little easier. Call our HelpLine at 1-800-642-5119 to speak to someone about 3SquaresVT.

SVCOA is seeking feedback from the public on its proposed FY 22-25 Area Plan, which will guide the agency's areas of focus and service planning to meet the needs of older Vermonters in our region over the next four years.

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